The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at wevl.org. In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at tim@wevl.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Playlist For September 23, 2020 - Fall Pledge Drive Special: Let's Have A Party

The playlist for the September 23, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle Fall Pledge Drive Special - Let's Have A Party - has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

2020 Fall Pledge Drive Special Tonight - Let's Have A Party!


At this point in 2020, I think most people could use a chance to relax, cut loose, and have some fun.  Therefore, the theme of tonight's 2020 Fall Pledge Drive Special is "Let's Have A Party!"  Music about parties, bashes, balls & shindigs.  Tune in tonight at 6:00 p.m. CDT, and help support the home of the Swing Shift Shuffle, WEVL 89.9 FM.  

Sunrise Serenade: Harlem Holiday

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Harlem Holiday" by Cab Calloway and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Come To Baby, Do

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Come To Baby, Do" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Lena Horne on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, September 21, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chicken

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens" by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, September 18, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: It's A Quiet Town

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "It's A Quiet Town" by the Andrews Sisters with Danny Kaye.  Enjoy the video below from YouTube.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Blueberry Hill

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Blueberry Hill" by Louis Armstrong and Bing Crosby.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Playlist For September 16, 2020

The playlist for the September 16, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: That's What I Like About The South

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "That's What I Like About The South" by Phil Harris and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: And The Angels Sing

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "And The Angels Sing" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra featuring Martha Tilton on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line